Strict quarantine measures might pressure gamers to tug out of abroad journeys, senior Australia tempo bowler Josh Hazlewood has stated.
Hazlewood’s feedback got here after Australian tempo bowler Kane Richardson on Wednesday pulled out of the limited-overs collection towards India forcing Cricket Australia (CA) to interchange him with Andrew Tye.
“These two weeks are the toughest getting back from an abroad tour. That may weigh on just a few guys’ choices if we’re touring abroad and that is nonetheless what has to occur when you must return,” Hazlewood was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning Herald.
“I feel bubble life is loads simpler than quarantine. There’s a few issues you may get out to do and enjoying cricket as nicely — that could be a big bonus. It’s totally different for everybody. In case you needed to maintain doing these two-week stints each time we come again that makes it a troublesome selection for every particular person.”
Richardson needed to withdraw from the squad to be along with his spouse and their new child son, Cricket Australia stated in a press release.
“It was a troublesome determination for Kane to make however one which has the whole help of the selectors and all the enjoying squad,” CA nationwide selector Trevor Hohns stated on Wednesday.
“Kane wished to stay in Adelaide with Nyki and their new child son. We’ll at all times help our gamers and their households; much more so given the difficult atmosphere we’re in. We’ll miss what he brings to the staff however fully perceive and help his determination,” he added.